Colorado Department Of Labor And Employment
Colorado gained 14,600 jobs in September and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent, with most of the gains coming from the private sector, state officials said Tuesday.
State officials say Colorado lost 700 jobs in August but the unemployment rate dropped as the labor force shrank.
The state jobs report released Monday says Colorado added 5,500 non-farm jobs in July.
A CBS4 investigation has found many prisoners who aren’t allowed to receive unemployment compensation receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars from the state.
A New Mexico accountant has pleaded not guilty to charges that defrauded the federal and state unemployment insurance system out of more than $1.3 million.
Colorado’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent in January, continuing a downward trend from last year.
1.3 Million Americans lost their unemployment benefits when the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired on Saturday.
Colorado’s unemployment rate has declined to 6.8 percent, the lowest rate in nearly five years.
Colorado nonfarm payroll jobs declined by 4,300 from July to August, but the state’s unemployment rate fell slightly as more people dropped out of the labor force.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has released an analysis of expected revisions to the monthly nonfarm payroll jobs estimates based on the first quarter 2013 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.